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Name: South Channel Pile Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Rye Channel South Light

Nearest Town or City:
Rye, , Australia

Location: Rye Channel, Port Phillip Bay.

Managing Organization:
Parks Victoria


This lighthouse was restored and relocated to a position three km from its original site by Parks Victoria. The lighthouse originally operated as the front light of a range; the Eastern (McRae) Lighthouse was the rear light.

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 3 seconds.

Description of Tower: Lantern on top of octagonal cottage-style dwelling on wood piles.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1874

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1985-c.1999

Current Use: Historic monument, active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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